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Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients

Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients
June 26, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, PhD, launched the Biden Cancer Initiative today.

The venture is intended to further progress in cancer prevention, detection, treatment and care, while reducing disparities in patient outcomes.

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VIDEO: Questions remain regarding use of gene-targeted therapy for lung cancer

June 23, 2017
CHICAGO — Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discusses the results of a phase 3 trial that demonstrated…

10 updates in immunotherapy research

June 23, 2017
In recognition of Cancer Immunotherapy Month, Cancer Research Institute has organized a series of educational and social events designed to raise awareness regarding…

High-dose vitamin C may increase efficacy of cancer therapies

June 23, 2017
The addition of high-dose vitamin C to standard chemotherapy or radiation appeared to effective and safe for patients with glioblastoma multiforme and non–small…
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Immuno-Oncology Forum: Focus on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

This activity is supported by educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb; Genentech, Inc.; and Merck & Co., Inc.

Lung cancer accounts for 27% of all cancer deaths in the United States, making it the leading cause of cancer…
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VIDEO: Targeted therapy, checkpoint inhibitors show promise for lung cancer–associated brain metastases

June 12, 2017
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Biden Cancer Initiative seeks to inject urgency into cancer research, foster hope for patients

June 26, 2017
Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, PhD, launched the Biden Cancer Initiative today. The venture is intended to further…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Questions remain regarding use of gene-targeted therapy for lung cancer

June 23, 2017
CHICAGO — Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, deputy director of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discusses the results of a phase 3 trial…

10 updates in immunotherapy research

June 23, 2017
In recognition of Cancer Immunotherapy Month, Cancer Research Institute has organized a series of educational and social events designed to raise…

High-dose vitamin C may increase efficacy of cancer therapies

June 23, 2017
The addition of high-dose vitamin C to standard chemotherapy or radiation appeared to effective and safe for patients with glioblastoma multiforme…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: High-intensity genomic assay may help ‘unlock mysteries’ in lung cancer treatment

June 23, 2017
CHICAGO — Edward S. Kim, MD, chair of solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics at the Levine Cancer Institute, and a HemOnc

FDA News

FDA approves Tafinlar plus Mekinist for BRAF V600E–mutant non–small cell lung cancer

June 22, 2017
The FDA approved use of dabrafenib in combination with trametinib for treatment of patients with metastatic non–small cell lung cancer whose…

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VIDEO: Updated KEYNOTE-024 results raise question in sequencing of lung cancer treatments

June 22, 2017
CHICAGO — Hossein Borghaei, DO, chief of the division of thoracic medical oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, discusses the updated…

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First-line nivolumab fails to extend PFS in non–small cell lung cancer

June 21, 2017
Nivolumab did not result in longer PFS than platinum-based chemotherapy as first-line treatment for stage IV or recurrent non–small cell lung…

FDA News

FDA grants orphan drug designation to tazemetostat for soft tissue sarcoma

June 21, 2017
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to tazemetostat for the treatment of patients with soft tissue sarcoma, according to the drug’s…

Geneticist to lead Vanderbilt cancer center’s health disparities program

June 19, 2017
Tuya Pal, MD, has been appointed associate director of cancer health disparities at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Pal, a clinical geneticist…

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